Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-QadriChairman Board of Governors, Minhaj University Lahore
His eminence, Shaykh ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, is a former professor of Law and one of the world’s leading authorities in Islamic scholarship. Author of over five hundred books, he is currently working on writing his exegesis of the Holy Qur’an and a compendium of hadith consisting of thirty volumes, among many other works. His extensive, scholarly research serves as valuable resource material for enhancing classical and traditional learning while providing a modern contextualisation. Scholars and students alike are highly appreciative of his efforts and greatly value his revivalist and forward-looking approach, including his contemporary presentation of the classical Islamic teachings. Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has a vision of not merely imparting Islamic knowledge, but to revitalise the classical Islamic teachings, so that the needs of the contemporary era can be met with the intended spirit of the Islamic tradition. Putting this vision into practice, he has established the Minhaj University, Lahore, and over 600 schools and colleges.